The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track) faculty position at the
rank of Assistant Professor in Inorganic Chemistry with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2013.
Thesuccessful candidate will be expected to establish an independent, externally funded research program,
and to develop and teach innovative courses in chemistry at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The
Department of Chemistry (www.uwo.ca/chem) is a large research-intensive department with strong
programs in many areas of chemistry and with several interdisciplinary links to research groups in other
departments in the Faculties of Science and Engineering and the Schulich School of Medicine &
The Department of Chemistry is home to world class research facilities and has strong
affiliations with Surface Science Western (www.surfacesciencewestern.com), the Western
Nanofabrication Facility (nanofab.uwo.ca) and the Integrated Microscopy Unit (www.thebiotron.ca).
Interested candidates should send two hard copies of their application package which includes an up-todate
curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy and a statement of teaching interests, a description of
research accomplishments, and a 5 page research proposal, together with the names, mailing and e-mail
addresses and telephone numbers of three referees to:
Dr. K. M. Baines, Chair
Department of Chemistry, Western University
Chemistry Building, Room 003 Dock 11
1151 Richmond Street N, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7, Canada
The deadline for receipt of two printed copies of the full application is September 30, 2012. Applications
sent by e-mail will not be considered.
Positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in
English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be
given priority. Western University is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all
qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.
Deadline: September 30, 2012